mild[ mahyld ]SEE DEFINITION OF mild
Synonyms for mild
- nothing much
Antonyms for mild
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MILD
His countenance is mild and pleasant, and has a highly intellectual expression.
There is hostility to it still, but mild as compared with that felt by our great-great-grandfathers.
Nevertheless all of them are similar and have a mild, sweet flavor.
But that mild and meek man had a certain strength of pertinacity.
"A kleptomaniac," Smithson explained, retaining his manner of mild insistence.
The winter was somewhat rainy, but of a mild dampness; so the air was pleasant to breathe.
After him came Weary, liberally applying quirt and mild invective.
The question was asked in a mild way as if he intended to help the carrier's memory.
The weather was exceedingly fine, mild, and unusually clear.
With an expression of mild concern upon his face he entered the workshop.
Old English milde "gentle, merciful," from Proto-Germanic *milthjaz- (cf. Old Norse mildr, Old Saxon mildi, Old Frisian milde, Middle Dutch milde, Dutch mild, Old High German milti, German milde "mild," Gothic mildiþa "kindness"), from PIE *meldh-, from root *mel- "soft," with derivatives referring to soft or softened materials (cf. Greek malthon "weakling," myle "mill;" Latin molere "to grind;" Old Irish meldach "tender;" Sanskrit mrdh "to neglect," also "to be moist"). Originally of persons and powers; of the weather from c.1400, of disease from 1744. Also in Old English as an adverb, "mercifully, graciously."
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MILD
- downright neighborly
- home cooking